About the Expo

King Cannabis is a two-day seed to sale expo. Meet producers, processors, greenhouse manufactures, security companies, investors, marketing groups and the numerous other b2b businesses from around the globe that support the marijuana industry. It’s time to grow your business! Get your exhibitor booth today, ask us about our early bird specials.

As a licensed professional in the marijuana industry you’ve recognized early on that knowledge is power! It can mean the difference between success, failure or a large monetary fine. Get educated by some of the best in the business to insure your longevity in this multi billion-dollar market place. Reserve your seats today before they are sold out!

LETS NOT FORGET THAT SPOKANE IS HOME TO SOME OF THE LARGEST EVENTS IN THE WORLD! CLEARLY THERE IS ROOM TO GROW


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DAYS

SPEAKERS

Location

Hotel RL by Red Lion – Spokane at the Park

Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park, located on the banks of the Spokane River, is your key to downtown Spokane.  Guest rooms and suites lie steps away from Riverfront Park and local attractions and some of the city’s best restaurants and cafes.

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THE LIVING STAGE

From lectures to performances to hands-on demonstrations, The Living Stage at Hotel RL invites people from all walks of life to share their knowledge and passion for community awareness, health, creativity, and innovation. Designed to ignite conversations and promote a deeper understanding of the world around us, The Living Stage incorporates authors, artists, musicians, community leaders, local start-ups and more.

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Guest Speakers

Rodrigo Ramon

I am an Industrial Relations Agent for The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. It is my job to review agricultural employers including farm labor contractors for compliance of agricultural employment standards law. I also investigate complaints related to worker’s rights, wage and hour, The Wage Payment Act, The Farm Labor Contractor Act, and child labor.

    Jared Mirsky

    Since 2009 Jared Mirsky and his award-winning cannabis-focused branding agency, Wick & Mortar (Formerly Online Marijuana Design) have been featured in over eleven magazines including CNN Money, Geekwire, WeWork, The Dieline, Dope Magazine, NW Leaf Magazine, Leafly, Cashinbis, Top 40 under 40 in Marijuana Venture Magazine, Dope Magazine Industry Award Winner for“Best Cannabis Design Firm,”and was recently featured on the cover of the Cannabiz Journal.

    Edd Pratt - Kush Bottles

    Edd brings more than 30 years of sales, business development, and operations experience with several engineering and high-tech professional services companies. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Wizard International, a provider of innovative and affordable solutions to the custom framing industry. He leads all sales and operations efforts and is responsible for expanding our physical sales presence nationwide into every major market.

      Tad Hussey

      Tad received his BA from the University of Washington in 2000 and his Masters from Macquarie University in Australia in 2005. Upon returning to the States, Tad took over running the online business and the research and microscope testing for kisorganics.

        David Paleschuck

        David has spent 20+ years as an avid consumer brand & lifestyle marketer. His career includes holding senior branding & marketing positions at American Express, MasterCard, PepsiCo and Microsoft.

          Joy Beckerman

          Joy Beckerman has been involved in the industrial hemp movement for over a quarter of a century, and her extraordinary passion for this unique and valuable crop is contagious! She is the Principal Industrial Hemp Specialist at Hemp Ace International, the Founding President of the Washington State Chapter of the Hemp Industries Association, a Board Member of NORML’s National Board of Directors, and holds leadership positions in multiple Cannabis organizations.

            Scott Nielsen

            Scott Nielsen is a 1984 graduate from Washington State University with a degree in Range Management, for twelve years Scott had been an Investigator with the pesticide management division of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) based in Spokane, Wa. He is now an area manager for the compliance program covering the eastern portion of the state. He has also served as president of the Washington State Weed Association in 2004.

              Heidi A. Arsenault

              Heidi A. Arsenault is the founder and CEO of GrassHopperHub, a leading b2b business platform connecting buyers and sellers in the legal cannabis industry. A former technology executive with Microsoft and Real Networks, Arsenault was an early investor and entrepreneur in the legal cannabis industry. She is a well-known thought leader and industry speaker on the legal cannabis market, providing insights on how to integrate technology within this burgeoning, non-traditional industry.

                Cy Scott

                Cy Scott is co-founder and CEO of Headset, Inc., bringing data driven insights to the
                cannabis industry. Headset helps companies in cannabis succeed by promoting better
                decision making via market intelligence offerings and operational insights in a sleek,
                intuitive and easy-to- use package. Prior to founding Headset, Cy cofounded Leafly.
                Since Leafly’s inception in 2010, Cy helped to grow the site into the world’s leading
                cannabis information resource.

                  Dave Rheins

                  Dave Rheins is a proven business leader with 30+ years of experience building and operating best-of- breed media and marketing organizations, Rheins has an impressive track record as a senior executive for Rolling Stone, SPIN, I Village, Corbis, Time Warner and America Online.

                    Alison Kutz

                    Alison comes to us from 35 years of experience with Biocontrols in nursery and organic production in her own wholesale operations. Working closely with growers , Sound Horticulture has been developing pest management strategies that are a combination of natural enemies, biologically based pesticides and cultural management.

                      David Heldreth

                      David Heldreth is a long time cannabis journalist, researcher and CEO of Panacea Plant Sciences, a company preparing to launch a patented cannabinoid and terpene increasing fertilizer line by year end. The Panacea Plant Sciences’ products are averaging a 30% increase in cannabinoid and terprene production.

                        Mark Horbal

                        Mark is the Chief technology Officer of SpringBIG. He is responsible for the design and evolution of SpringBIG’s technology platform. Mark brings over 25 years of experience in development of high availability systems. Mark is the inventor on twelve US patents and has been widely published. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering and Computer Science from University of Illinois.

                          Roger Obando

                          Roger Obando is CTO and Co-Founder at Baker Technologies, a software platform focussed exclusively on helping companies in the cannabis industry build and retain relationships with their customers. Prior to founding Baker Roger spent the last 20 years developing software for companies large and small including but not limited to Sony, BMW, JP Morgan and Disney.

                            Brian Yauger

                            Brian Yauger is co-founder and President of Lemonhaze.com, bringing data driven brand promotion to the cannabis industry. A popular speaker on the Washington legalized cannabis market, Brian will present the numbers of what is selling in retailers and what retail buyers search for when provided a catalog of all the i502 products in the state.

                              Kim Lisa Taylor, Esq.

                              Kim Lisa Taylor is a nationally recognized corporate securities attorney licensed in California and Florida with offices in Florida and Idaho. She has written securities offerings, enabling her clients to raise over $350 Million Dollars. Kim is a principal and general counsel in a Cannabis grow company that is gearing up to take advantage of California’s new recreational marijuana laws. Additionally, she is corporate counsel for partners in a Cannabis grow & leasing facility in Oregon.

                                Schedule

                                Registration Check in: 10am – 11am

                                10am-10:45am
                                Pesticides and cannabis

                                Learn state and regulatory compliance regarding i-502 cannabis cultivation in Washington State.

                                Scott Nielsen

                                Alison comes to us from 35 years of experience with Biocontrols in nursery and organic production in her own wholesale operations. Working closely with growers , Sound Horticulture has been developing pest management strategies that are a combination of natural enemies, biologically based pesticides and cultural management.

                                Alison Kutz

                                Roger Obando has been working in the software development space for the past 20 years. After graduating from Duke University with degrees in Computer Science and Visual Design he spend years working with large established interactive agencies before making the move to start his own in 2004. After almost a decade working with companies like Sony, BMW, JP Morgan and Disney he made the decision to move into the product space and has since worked with a string of startups in both a consulting and in-house capacity. Roger has recently been in top technology spots at companies such as Mobile Roadie, Kamino Labs and Baker Technologies where he is currently Co-Founder and CTO.

                                Roger Obando

                                I am an Industrial Relations Agent for The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. It is my job to review agricultural employers including farm labor contractors for compliance of agricultural employment standards law. I also investigate complaints related to worker’s rights, wage and hour, The Wage Payment Act, The Farm Labor Contractor Act, and child labor.

                                Rodrigo Ramon

                                Tad received his BA from the University of Washington in 2000 and his Masters from Macquarie University in Australia in 2005. Upon returning to the States, Tad took over running the online business and the research and microscope testing for KIS Organics.

                                Tad Hussey

                                David Paleschuck, branding & marketing expert and author of "Branding Bud: The Commercialization of Cannabis" - will discuss his findings from interviewing over 400 brand owners from CA, CO, OR & WA. Designed to offer a comprehensive overview and contextualization, he'll examine the multitude of emerging brands, their creative assets and the strategies behind them.

                                David Paleschuck

                                Cy has been involved in the professional cannabis industry for over five years. In 2010, Cy co-founded Leafly, and helped grow the company into one of the most well-respected brands in cannabis and had a successful exit with Privateer Holdings. Cy’s latest venture is Headset, a SaaS platform providing actionable insights and business intelligence services for the emerging cannabis industry. Cy has experience in building companies, product management and engineering and development.

                                Cy Scott

                                Edd brings more than 30 years of sales, business development, and operations experience with several engineering and high-tech professional services companies. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Wizard International, a provider of innovative and affordable solutions to the custom framing industry. He leads all sales and operations efforts and is responsible for expanding our physical sales presence nationwide into every major market.

                                Edd Pratt

                                Heidi Arsenault will help untangle the confusion as to which cannabis technology platform is right for you. Heidi will share how to evaluate software offerings, and how to prioritize your needs so you get the right solution at the right time. Whether it’s seed-to- sale or one of the many inventory management, control and reporting systems, Heidi will explore the offerings and help you navigate through the jargon. Learn how to get what you want by understanding some of the Do’s and Don’ts of assessing your company needs.

                                Heidi Arsenalt
                                10am – 10:45am
                                Rustling the Russets - Honing the approach with biological tools

                                Alison comes to us from 35 years of experience with Biocontrols in nursery and organic production in her own wholesale operations. Working closely with growers , Sound Horticulture has been developing pest management strategies that are a combination of natural enemies, biologically based pesticides and cultural management.

                                Alison Kutz

                                Joy Beckerman has been involved in the industrial hemp movement for over a quarter of a century, and her extraordinary passion for this unique and valuable crop is contagious! She is the Principal Industrial Hemp Specialist at Hemp Ace International, the Founding President of the Washington State Chapter of the Hemp Industries Association, a Board Member of NORML’s National Board of Directors, and holds leadership positions in multiple Cannabis organizations.

                                Joy Beckerman

                                I am an Industrial Relations Agent for The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. It is my job to review agricultural employers including farm labor contractors for compliance of agricultural employment standards law. I also investigate complaints related to worker’s rights, wage and hour, The Wage Payment Act, The Farm Labor Contractor Act, and child labor.

                                Rodrigo Ramon

                                Mark Horbal, is the Chief technology Officer of SpringBIG. He is responsible for the design and evolution of SpringBIG’s technology platform. Mark brings over 25 years of experience in development of high availability systems. Prior to joining SpringBIG in 2012, Mark served as the CIO of Inte Q, and founder of V Technology Group and Aeliant Corporation, both focused on mission critical applications in medical, pharma and aerospace arenas. Mark is the inventor on twelve US patents and has been widely published. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering and Computer Science from University of Illinois.

                                Mark Horbal

                                Since 2009 Jared Mirsky and his award-winning cannabis-focused branding agency, Wick & Mortar (Formerly Online Marijuana Design) have been featured in over eleven magazines including CNN Money, Geekwire, WeWork, The Dieline, Dope Magazine, NW Leaf Magazine, Leafly, Cashinbis, Top 40 under 40 in Marijuana Venture Magazine, Dope Magazine Industry Award Winner for“Best Cannabis Design Firm,”and was recently featured on the cover of the Cannabiz Journal, but for Jared the greatest achievement in his life is his son. Few life experiences are as motivating as having a child early in life. “It was something that put me in my place. I needed to focus, I needed to create a legacy for my child,” said Mirsky. Whether he is spending time with his son playing soccer or on FaceTime during those long hours, Jared has made it his priority to be the father his son deserves. Success is simple when you understand how to balance your priorities with your passion but Jared Mirsky has found a way to make his passion his priority.

                                Jared Mirsky

                                Dave Rheins is a proven business leader with 30+ years of experience building and operating best-of-breed media and marketing organizations, Rheins has an impressive track record as a senior executive for Rolling Stone, SPIN, I Village, Corbis, Time Warner and America Online.

                                Dave Rheins

                                David Heldreth is a long time cannabis journalist, researcher and CEO of Panacea Plant Sciences, a company preparing to launch a patented cannabinoid and terpene increasing fertilizer line by year end. The Panacea Plant Sciences’ products are averaging a 30% increase in cannabanoid and terprene production.

                                David Heldreth

                                Brian Yauger is co-founder and President of Lemonhaze.com, bringing data driven brand promotion to the cannabis industry. A popular speaker on the Washington legalized cannabis market, Brian will present the numbers of what is selling in retailers and what retail buyers search for when provided a catalog of all the i502 products in the state.

                                Brian Yauger

                                Topics covered: 1. Financing Options for Cannabis Businesses - Institutional Limitations & Private Financing Alternatives 2. How to Pay Investors 3. How to Comply with Securities Laws 4. How to Use Crowdfunding to Raise Money

                                KIM LISA TAYLOR, ESQ.

                                Event Pricing

                                • Entry into the event (1day) - $40 ($50 at the door) two day pass $70 - $75 at door
                                • 8 x10 exhibitor booth - $1800 (skirted table 1 chair)
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                                • 8 x 20 exhibition booth - $2,400 (2 skirted tables 4 chairs)
                                • 16 x 20 exhibition booth – $6,500(purchase VIP badge receive $500 voucher towards cost of booth. (8 chairs 4 skirted tables)
                                • Entry into the VIP networking lounge - (with badge) - $125 per person
                                • VIP sponsorship – $2,500 ( sponsor the networking event with company banner and marketing materials.
                                • Major Sponsor – $20,000 ( featured in all event programming, mentioned in all radio ads as a major sponsor. Will be used as an outlet to allow the general public to pick up discounted tickets. Logo will be attached to all bill board and applicable print media.
                                • Title Sponsor - $ 25,000 ( First position in all applicable event promotions “John Doe presents” featured in all event programming, mentioned in all radio ads as a major sponsor. Will be used as an outlet to allow the general public to pick up discounted tickets. Logo will be attached to all bill board and and applicable print media.
                                • Seminars – Attend educational seminars - $99 per person. Good for all seminars (1day)
                                • All access pass - $355.00 (VIP room, admission to show, access to all seminars)
                                • Seminar room sponsorship - $2,500 (banner, marketing materials and conduct seminar)
                                • Cell charging station - Sponsor cell phone charging station - $1,000 (banner and marketing materials.
                                • Buy sell room – Ask your sales rep for details.
                                After party $50 per person ask your rep for details

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                                Entertainment

                                Jus Wright is a Singer/Songwriter and Reggae artist based out of Hilo, Hi and Spokane, Wa. His uplifting and empowering stage presence has taken him all over the world, playing shows and festivals like Volume Fest, Flow Fest Hawaii, Bali Spirit Fest, Shangri-La, California World Fest.

                                Travel & Accommodations

                                Getting Here

                                Located along the I-90 corridor, Spokane is a simple drive from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. Downtown Spokane is located only seven minutes from the Airport.

                                Where to Stay

                                Hotel RL by Red Lion – Spokane at the Park:

                                Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park, located on the banks of the Spokane River, is your key to downtown Spokane. Guest rooms and suites lie steps away from Riverfront Park and local attractions and some of the city’s best restaurants and cafes.
                                Check For Accommodations Here

                                Contact Us

                                Contact King Cannabis Expo at guy@kingcannabisexpo.com.